Phoenix locos are UK based international distributors of high quality, affordable battery electric model locos,
rolling stock and loco bogies in 5 inch and 7.25 inch gauge that are ideal as club locos or in garden railways.

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Phoenix Locos

DB V200 Specification

  • Overall Length : 1656 mm
  • Weight (estimated): 70 kg.
  • Battery/Electric - 24volts DC with four 150 watt 24V motors (batteries are not supplied with a kit).
  • 180 amp digital motor speed controller.

Hand held control unit connected to loco by single cable. The unit has rotary power control, switches for forward and reverse, horns and an auxiliary switch for accessories, such as lights or sound. There is a Deadmans facility on the handset, which can be adapted to suit a variety of input devices. The internal control panel has an LED display for battery status and on-board diagnostics as well as a speed limiter switch and freewheel facility.


Welded 3mm steel chassis has integral battery tray and is powder coated in black. Bogies 3mm laser cut steel with integral suspension. CNC axles and wheels. Bogie detailing is laser cut steel plate with lost wax cast brass and investment cast steel detailing parts. Bogies are supplied built, tested and wired with initial protective black paint.


Body is a one-piece composite (GRP) moulding. The front and rear under chassis aprons are separate GRP components.


8 sq feet of etched nickel detailing featuring:-

  • Grilles
  • Steps
  • Plate-work
  • Chequer plate
  • Switches
  • Switch plates
  • Fan covers
  • Vents
  • Windscreen frames
  • Side window frames
  • Grille frames
  • Brake detailing
  • Deutches Bundesbahn lettering for loco sides and many more detailing features.
  • Internal detailing in polyurethane. Also features:-

    • 2 bulkheads
    • 2 driving desks
    • drivers seats
    • second man seats
    • fire extinguishers (6)
    • even the screen de-misters are included in the kit
    • 60 amp main fuse
    • Auxiliary fuses for handset and accessories (when fitted)
    • Deadmans facility on handset
    • Loco will stop if handset is disconnected or lead is severed
    Kit components

    NB. Kits will vary depending on specification ordered. The following specification is for a standard powered kit. A complete list of all kit components is available upon request.

    • Chassis assembled, welded and black powder coated. Wiring loom assembled and fitted with 130 amp Digital motor speed controller, fuses and battery connectors fitted
    • One-piece GRP. Body-shell, with additional GRP mouldings for front valances and internal engine room detailing
    • Polyurethane mouldings for engine detailing, grilles, vents etc
    • 8.2 sq feet of chemically milled, (photo-etched nickel detailing) parts
    • Acrylic window material
    • Lost wax brass detailing parts for driving desk, fire extinguishers, external and internal features
    • Remote hand controller with rotary power control and switches for direction and optional accessories
    • Bogies assembled and wired
    • Bogie detailing parts, cast side beams and brake detailing
    • Build manual
    • Manual is available in Large print version on request
    • All fasteners

    Approximately 120 hour’s assembly for loco (excluding painting).

    All Phoenix Locomotive Kits are supplied with a 12-month warranty.

    E&OE Phoenix Locomotives Ltd reserves the right to amend this specification at any time. 01.01.2013

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5 inch Gauge £4,395
7.25 inch Gauge

All prices include VAT